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Information Technology - "Does IT matter?"

The question is: Does IT Matter (Information Technology)?

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Businesses can indeed differentiate themselves through the investment and use of IT (Information Technology). It's all a question of how they manage the technology so that their economic and competitiveness can achieve the highest benefit from the investment. We understand that the investment in IT varied according to the size of the organization. They have set the budget and the target to be achieved for the investment in information technology. Many companies around the world have spent billions of dollars on information technology. However, this investment has mostly failed to produce any genuine competitive advantage. Many companies have IT projects that went over budget or off the schedule. One of the reason why the investment in IT projects is high is the high cost in computer hardware and software. Moreover, the ...

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